Luke 13:13-23 NCV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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13 Jesus put his hands on her, and immediately she was able to stand up straight and began praising God. 13 Then he put his hands on her, and immediately she straightened up and praised God.
14 The synagogue leader was angry because Jesus healed on the Sabbath day. He said to the people, "There are six days when one has to work. So come to be healed on one of those days, and not on the Sabbath day." 14 Indignant because Jesus had healed on the Sabbath, the synagogue ruler said to the people, "There are six days for work. So come and be healed on those days, not on the Sabbath."
15 The Lord answered, "You hypocrites! Doesn't each of you untie your work animals and lead them to drink water every day -- even on the Sabbath day? 15 The Lord answered him, "You hypocrites! Doesn't each of you on the Sabbath untie his ox or donkey from the stall and lead it out to give it water?
16 This woman that I healed, a daughter of Abraham, has been held by Satan for eighteen years. Surely it is not wrong for her to be freed from her sickness on a Sabbath day!" 16 Then should not this woman, a daughter of Abraham, whom Satan has kept bound for eighteen long years, be set free on the Sabbath day from what bound her?"
17 When Jesus said this, all of those who were criticizing him were ashamed, but the entire crowd rejoiced at all the wonderful things Jesus was doing. 17 When he said this, all his opponents were humiliated, but the people were delighted with all the wonderful things he was doing.
18 Then Jesus said, "What is God's kingdom like? What can I compare it with? 18 Then Jesus asked, "What is the kingdom of God like? What shall I compare it to?
19 It is like a mustard seed that a man plants in his garden. The seed grows and becomes a tree, and the wild birds build nests in its branches." 19 It is like a mustard seed, which a man took and planted in his garden. It grew and became a tree, and the birds of the air perched in its branches."
20 Jesus said again, "What can I compare God's kingdom with? 20 Again he asked, "What shall I compare the kingdom of God to?
21 It is like yeast that a woman took and hid in a large tub of flour until it made all the dough rise." 21 It is like yeast that a woman took and mixed into a large amount of flour until it worked all through the dough."
22 Jesus was teaching in every town and village as he traveled toward Jerusalem. 22 Then Jesus went through the towns and villages, teaching as he made his way to Jerusalem.
23 Someone said to Jesus, "Lord, will only a few people be saved?" Jesus said, 23 Someone asked him, "Lord, are only a few people going to be saved?" He said to them,